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Laboratory Assessment and Exercise Prescription With HKPropel Online Video-Loose-Leaf Edition

Laboratory Assessment and Exercise Prescription With HKPropel Online Video-Loose-Leaf Edition

$87.95 CAD


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    Laboratory Assessment and Exercise Prescription With HKPropel Online Video provides the practical knowledge and application skills for administering, interpreting, and applying data from health and fitness testing to create data-backed exercise prescription for clients.

    Focusing on the tests most widely used by professionals working in health, fitness, and allied health, the text covers both clinical and field tests so readers will be able to conduct assessments using a wide range of equipment and resources. Because the content is consistent with ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Eleventh Edition, both current and aspiring professionals can be assured they're using the most up-to-date methods and information available to best serve individual client needs and goals.

    Each lab demonstrates applications for the screenings and tests presented, with straightforward instructions for performing the assessment and collecting accurate data—both in the lab and when working with actual clients. Readers will learn about common errors made in assessments and will find out how to interpret results to assist clients in setting realistic health and fitness goals. Finally, readers will understand how the results of assessment will affect exercise program design and will learn how to combine data and client goals to design and prescribe an individualized exercise program.

    The book begins by taking the reader through the groundwork of working with clients and giving the reader experience with preparticipation screenings and basic fitness assessments. Next, assessment of body composition is addressed, along with assessment of resting metabolic rate, metabolic equations, and the application of those calculations within an exercise program. Aerobic and muscular fitness assessments are presented, followed by assessment of clinical variables, including pulmonary function testing, basic electrocardiography, and functional fitness testing. Two appendices cover common classes of medications (and how these medications may affect the exercise response) and basic emergency procedures for exercise physiology labs.

    Eleven case studies are also included, providing practical experience with interpreting data and designing an exercise program for a client. Related online video, delivered through HKPropel, demonstrates select assessments to improve comprehension of how to apply the content and develop skills for use with clients.

    Laboratory Assessment and Exercise Prescription is the essential guide for those studying for a fitness certification as well as for current health and fitness professionals who want a handy reference for testing. It offers the direction and understanding needed to accurately conduct exercise testing; analyze, interpret, and communicate data; and ultimately prescribe effective and safe exercise programs for clients.

    Note: A code for accessing online videos is included with all new print books.



    Undergraduate students preparing for professional health and fitness certifications. Also a resource for current health and fitness professionals who conduct testing and exercise prescription for their clients.
    Introduction: Foundations of Laboratory Assessment

    Lab 1. Preparticipation Screening for Exercise
    Lab 2. Basic Fitness Assessment
    Lab 3. Assessment of Body Composition: Skinfold and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis 
    Lab 4. Assessment of Body Composition: Laboratory Methods
    Lab 5. Assessment of Resting Metabolic Rate and Weight Management Strategies
    Lab 6. Metabolic Calculations and Calculation of Energy Expenditure
    Lab 7. Assessment of Aerobic Fitness: Submaximal Exercise Testing
    Lab 8. Assessment of Aerobic Fitness: Maximal Oxygen Consumption
    Lab 9. Assessment of Muscular Fitness: Flexibility and Range of Motion
    Lab 10. Assessment of Muscular Fitness: Muscular Endurance
    Lab 11. Assessment of Muscular Fitness: Muscular Strength
    Lab 12. Assessment of Clinical Variables: Pulmonary Function Testing
    Lab 13. Assessment of Clinical Variables: Basic Electrocardiography
    Lab 14. Assessment of Clinical Variables: Functional Fitness Testing

    Appendix A. Common Medications and Exercise Considerations
    Appendix B. Emergency Procedures
    Jeffrey M. Janot, PhD, ACSM CEP, is a professor and the chair of the department of kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. He primarily teaches in the rehabilitation science program, focusing on exercise physiology, fitness assessment and exercise prescription for healthy and clinical populations, and electrocardiography.

    Janot received his PhD in health, physical education, and recreation, with a focus on exercise physiology, from the University of New Mexico. His research interests include sports physiology in hockey and baseball, applied cardiovascular physiology, and enhancing functional abilities of younger and older adults and those with chronic disease.

    Janot holds certifications as an ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist and USA Hockey Level 5 Master Coach. Additionally, Janot has coached hockey at the youth level and currently coaches baseball at Eau Claire Memorial High School. He resides in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with his wife, Jill, and their two children, Ben and Zach.

    Nicholas M. Beltz, PhD, ACSM RCEP, is an assistant professor in kinesiology. He currently serves as the director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory and director of the Community Fitness Program at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. His teaching responsibilities are within the rehabilitation science and exercise science programs, specifically courses in laboratory methods, exercise physiology, and community fitness programming.

    Beltz received his PhD in physical education, sports, and exercise science, with an emphasis in exercise science, from the University of New Mexico. His research is focused on central cardiovascular responses to concurrent exercise, evaluation of maximal oxygen uptake, and acute and chronic responses to resistance training.

    Beltz has coached high school football and currently coaches baseball at Eau Claire Memorial High School. He resides in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with his beautiful wife, Kjirsten, and their amazing daughters, Baylor and Bennett.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Test package. Contains 280 questions in true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay and short-answer, and multiple-choice formats. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed for use as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Multiple-choice and true-false questions are automatically graded, and instructors can review student scores in the platform.

    Presentation package. Features more than 85 PowerPoint slides of text, artwork, photos, and tables from the book that can be used for class discussion and presentation. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

    Image bank. Includes most of the figures, content photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. These can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.

    Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Laboratory Assessment and Exercise Prescription, this includes online video clips demonstrating select assessments to further improve comprehension on how to conduct testing with clients.

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